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§ 8-706. Waterways improvement districts; supervision, funding

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-706
§ 8-706. Waterways improvement districts; supervision, funding
The Department shall carry out the administrative duties concerning the waterways improvement districts. In addition, the Department shall:
(1) Review proposals and petitions to establish waterways improvement districts and report to the governing body on each proposed district as provided in § 8-705 of this subtitle;
(2) Provide engineering design for waterways projects and supervise or provide supervision for these projects;
(3) Clear debris, aquatic vegetation, and obstructions from waters of the State;
(4) Provide liaison with the United States Army Corps of Engineers on projects under § 107 of the Rivers and Harbors Act;
(5) Prepare requests for appropriation of funds necessary to pay the State's share of the cost of projects;
(6) Administer the Waterway Improvement Fund to provide interest-free loans to any governing body for a waterway improvement project as provided in § 8-708(d) of this subtitle; and
(7) Administer the Waterway Improvement Fund to provide interest-free loans to a governing body for the benefit of a residential property owner, or group of residential property owners, with land abutting a channel adjacent to a main channel or harbor for dredging the adjacent channel as provided in § 8-708.1 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1978, c. 983, § 2; Acts 1988, c. 551; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2; Acts 1991, c. 55, § 1.
Formerly Art. 14B, § 12E.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-706, MD NAT RES § 8-706
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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